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  • 9/11 spawned big changes on campus

    9/11 spawned big changes on campus
    A few weeks ago, 24-year-old Amanda Stirrat completed her master's degree in public health at Purdue University. Most of her peers struggled to find work. As for Stirrat? "The job market seemed easy," she said with a shrug. She credited her studies in...
  • Dinner with the Indiana Amish

    Dinner with the Indiana Amish
    SHIPSHEWANA, Ind. — Like a memorable scene from the movie "Witness," the red and white tractor-trailer rig seems almost alien as it roars past the nondescript horse and buggy along Indiana State Road 5 south of Shipshewana. It's a classic Kodak...
  • Yosemite: How to get there and where to stay

    Yosemite: How to get there and where to stay
    FROM SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Directions: Go north on Interstate 5, over the Grapevine and connect with Highway 99. It's a straight shot up past groves of fruit trees, miles of vineyards and farms growing everything from cotton to tomatoes. Once you pass...
  • Illinois sues Heart Check America over body scan sales

    Illinois sues Heart Check America over body scan sales
    In scores of consumer complaints, Heart Check America clients have accused the company of using pressure sales tactics inappropriate for a health care firm as it markets long-term medical imaging contracts costing thousands of dollars. The Tinley Park-...
  • Doctors aim to stop pancreatic cancer before it forms

    Doctors aim to stop pancreatic cancer before it forms
    Seeing a chance to stop one of the most deadly kinds of cancer before it forms, doctors at Johns Hopkins and at other hospitals around the nation are focusing on the common pancreatic cyst. Up to 20 percent of pancreatic cancer begins as one of these...
  • Toxic chromium found in Chicago drinking water

    Toxic chromium found in Chicago drinking water
    Chicago's first round of testing for a toxic metal called hexavalent chromium found that levels in local drinking water are more than 11 times higher than a health standard California adopted last month. But it could take years before anything is done...
  • Boys who masturbate likelier to have safe sex?

    Boys who masturbate likelier to have safe sex?
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Masturbation could play an important role in sexual self-awareness and condom use in teenage boys, according to a new report. Researchers found 86 percent of boys who said they'd worn a condom last time they had sex also...
  • Agency fails to probe deaths linked to popular baby product

    Agency fails to probe deaths linked to popular baby product
    The nanny checked on Madison Morr twice during her afternoon nap. The second time, Madison's skin was blue — her face was pressed against the bumper pad that lined the inside of her crib. A medical examiner found the 5-month-old baby had...
  • Just outside Chicago, a major polluter lurks

    Just outside Chicago, a major polluter lurks
    From a plane, it would be easy to think one of the nation's dirtiest power plants is within the Chicago city limits. But the aging State Line Power Station, a major contributor to the city's chronically dirty air, sits just a few hundred feet over the...
  • Now hear this

    Now hear this
    It's a statistic that confounds and frustrates just about anyone who works to make sure the sounds of everyday living are heard: Only about 1 in 5 Americans with hearing loss actually uses a hearing aid. The stumbling blocks? The cost of hearing aids,...
  • Purdue student's virus work makes a name for herself

    Purdue student's virus work makes a name for herself
    Any time Emilia Czyszczon gets bogged down in her biological engineering studies — any time she considers taking the easy route on an assignment — she thinks about her father. He, too, attended Purdue University, but only after emigrating...